Sunday, March 1, 2009

2009 Rhode Island Children's Book Award...the Results Are In!

The results of the 2009 Rhode Island Children's Book Award have been announced. And the winner with 1,020 votes is....Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn!

Here are the top 5 vote getters:
  • Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn - 1,020 votes
  • How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor - 898 votes
  • The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies - 784 votes
  • Beowulf: A Hero's Tale Retold by James Rumford - 424 votes
  • Surfer of the Century by Ellie Crowe - 372 votes

1 comment:

Robert McCarty said...

Dear Cathy,

We just discovered your web site and read about the Book Buddies Book Club.

We would like to send you a review copy of Planet Of The Dogs, the first book in our Planet of the Dogs series.

This illustrated series of first chapter books is for children and dog lovers of all ages.

You can preview the book in advance. For sample chapters and more information on the series, please visit

For information on the concepts behind our books and our involvement in therapy dog reading programs, please visit

Please send an email to with a postal address and we will be pleased to send you the book.

Best wishes,
Robert McCarty
Barking Planet Productions
PS I went to HS in Barrington...they had a great town library